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Title Grade Level Subject Area Focus Estimated days to complete Summary Creator Name
Enrichment Unit: Understanding Indigenous Historical Trauma Via a Short, Middle Grade Novel, Fatty Legs: A True Story 3-5 English Language Arts, Social Studies/History 10+ By reading the fictionalized memoir account of Canadian boarding school survivor Margaret Pokiak-Fenton (Inuvialuit) in the short, middle-grade novel Fatty Legs: A True Story and primary source full description Kate Ramsdell
The Debate on the Iroquois’ Influence on the U.S. Constitution 6-8 English Language Arts, Social Studies/History 2 days The creation of the U.S. Constitution was considered revolutionary and unprecedented for the 18th century. The Founding Fathers have been cited to pull inspiration from ancient Greeks and prior full description John Ingram
Understanding Ourselves through Objects! 3-5 English Language Arts Students bring in objects to share with their classmates and then write paragraphs describing objects that are important to them and their culture(s). This project culminates with a publishing party full description Deva Estin
Mapping the Story -- The Power of Perspective 9-12 English Language Arts, Social Studies/History One or two class periods  Students will look at various maps to identify perspectives, purposes, intended audiences, and overall messages and implications that are contained in them. We will then transfer our comments about full description Rachel DeTemple
Native New England Ceramic Traditions Yesterday and Today 9-12 Other One to six weeks This lesson would be considered a unit. The goal is to have students look deeply at art of the Northeast Woodland Native culture both past and present and to see what meaning they can gain from the full description Cindy Bééshłigaii
Native Americans in New England Curricular Project 3-5 English Language Arts 6 days This lesson sequence introduces students to the idea of Place. Its focus is on building the language related to the substantive topic of the peoples’ relationship with Place. We look at a region as a full description Catherine Doiron
Compare and Contrast Early European Contact based on Wampanoag and Coeur d’Alene experiences 9-12 Social Studies/History 4 class periods The interactions between Native Americans and those of European ancestry was unique to those involved, particularly when the time of contact and geographic location are taken into consideration.  full description Bradley Veile
"Trick or Treaty?" Treaty Negotiations in 18th and 19th Century North America 9-12 Social Studies/History 4 When students are asked to summarize interactions between Indian peoples and Euro-Americans on the North American continent, they often describe the relations as tenuous, violent, and one-sided, full description Jennifer J. Gomez